3Lavoy Finicum’s Widow Plans To Sue Feds And State Police After Husband’s Death
Lavoy Finicum’s widow plans to sue the Oregon State Police, and the FBI, for civil rights violations based on her husband’s death. Finicum, the 54-year-old rancher from Arizona was a key figure in the Malheur Wildlife Refuge occupation.
Jeanette Finicum has criticized her husband’s shooting on a remote stretch of Highway 395. She’s hired Brian Claypool, a California-based attorney who will sue both the state police and FBI agents involved.
“There is not physical evidence (shell casings) that proves that two FBI agents lied during the law enforcement investigation by stating that they did not fire the first shots at Finicum’s vehicle,” said Claypool. “The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the two FBI agents for perjury…”